The first paper in this edition by E. Jakopin deals with economic performance of the middle-class transition in Serbia. In the Management section, G. Petković, Z. Bogetić, D. Stojković and A. Dokić provide a comprehensive insight into contemporary theoretical approaches to sustainable supplier governance and explore the extent of theoretical uniformity and practical applicability of the existing knowledge. In the Economics of Organizations and Industries section, a trio of authors, H. Mikić, B. Radulović and M. Savić, examines the relative importance of creative industries (CI) in Serbia and provides a critical review of the existing methodological approaches that may be used in order to determine the economic contribution of these industries. The second paper in this section written by S. Šapić, M. Jakšić and D. Stojković analyzes the possibility of developing a commodity exchange in which raspberries produced in Serbia would be traded. In the last paper in the same section, E. Kahrović aims to prove the role of entrepreneurial universities and intermediary entities as a success factor for small and medium enterprises.
In the Labor Economics section, V. Babić and S. Zarić analyze the impact of knowledge management on the business variables of large and medium-sized companies in Serbia. In the Marketing section, the paper produced by A. Đorđević, Z. Kalinić and V. Marinković provides useful practical implications, particularly in the field of using social networks in order to create promotional and educational campaigns through which citizens can learn about the characteristics, benefits and the use of mobile commerce.
In the Finance section, B. Mekinjić, together with his colleagues M. Grujić and D. Vujičić Stefanović, analyzes the connection between the credit rating of a country and the development of its financial market on one hand, and the level of technology and innovation development across countries, on the other. In the Research and Innovations section, S. Adžić compares two small academic communities to test the time discrepancies in publishing an academic discovery between the world’s leading English language journals and those from peripheries. Finally, in the Accounting section, B. Savić, Z. Vasiljević and I. Milojević point to the importance of creating cost accounting information that goes beyond the traditionally understood operating costs in order to quantitatively encompass and offer a monetary presentation of environmental business aspects.